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 From:  Kris Maglione <bsdaemon at comcast dot net>
 To:  Peter Allgeyer <allgeyer at web dot de>, m0n0wall-dev <m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall-dev] Re[3]: The future
 Date:  Thu, 13 Oct 2005 17:40:12 -0400
Peter Allgeyer wrote:

>Are they? The last survey tells me another story. 64% people having no
>wireless card installed at all. Speed? Most people are running m0n0wall
>on HW with a CPU greater than 300MHz, powering a 1-6Mbit/s line with
>that. 
>
I can think of little I would like more than to replace my wireless
bridge with a net4801/vpn1411 + an atheros card and run m0n0wall on it.
My LAN is 100Mbps, so my internet connection speed is irrelevant when
I'm transferring files, of doing installkernel/installworld over NFS,
between my laptop and other computers on my LAN. With 802.11g/G as cheap
as it is now, and the soekris boxes as cheap/quiet/reliable as they are,
this is a great option to /many/, especially those fed up with the
crappy, closed firmware shipped on general wireless routers. If 36% of
users who take the surveys have wireless cards, I'm not alone.